Officer James C. Gill

Officer James C. Gill

Portland Police Bureau, Oregon

End of Watch Tuesday, November 30, 1915

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James C. Gill

Officer James Gill was accidentally shot and killed when his revolver fell from its holster and discharged when it struck the floor.

The accident occurred inside of the police station at 340 Russell Street.

Officer Gill had served with the Portland Bureau of Police for seven years. He was survived by his wife and young daughter.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace Officer Gill.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 17, 2019

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